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The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is severely suffering from low electricity access rates, where on the other hand highly inefficient and sometimes substandard high energy consuming appliances are used in households and businesses. Impacts on climate change continue to adversely affect the regions’ electricity generation. The region decided to take a step by introducing harmonised Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) for lighting and appliances to prevent low quality products from entering the markets or being produced in the regions.


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In most developing regions, small hydro-power plays an important role in national renewable energy and climate mitigation scenarios. Small-hydro power can supply urban grids, industrial facilities or rural economic zones with competitive electricity services. However, despite of being a mature technology, particularly in least developed countries (LDCs) and small island developing states (SIDS), the small hydro potentials remain unexploited due to manifold key barriers and constraints.


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A first test-run and quality check for the “Online Capacity Building and Certification Program on Sustainable Energy Solutions for Islands and Territories in the Pacific, Caribbean, Africa and Indian Ocean" is underway. Around 25 experts from various training institutes are participating in the train-the-trainer online-workshop between 11th and 22nd November 2019.


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Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Background: By 2030, the number of cooling products (such as refrigerators and air conditioners) in...
Friday, April 24, 2020
The objective of the 3nd WEBINAR on the development of Harmonized MEPS was to: -  Present and...

Employment and Procurement

Vacancy Announcement: PROJECT TECHNICAL EXPERT

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - CONSULTING SERVICES

Vacancy Announcement: U4E Southern Africa Energy Efficiency Expert

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